Guitar Build: Done.

Eleven months ago, I started building an electric guitar with the idea of blogging every week to document the experience.…

Thank you, CICMHE and MHI

In his song, “Give them their roses,” Paul Thorn makes the point that we tend to express our thanks for…

Guitar Build 5: Bugs in Wood

Engineers are frequently accused of seeing everything as black or white, which is one reason woodworking is good for my soul.…

This is what it’s all about

I am pleased to announce that last Wednesday, Parvaneh Jahani successfully defended her dissertation entitled, “Dynamic Warehouse Optimization Using Predictive…

Guitar Build 2

After a week off for Thanksgiving, we gathered this week to continue the build. We started by choosing stock for…

My new guitar

A completely non-professional post today! Some of you may know that I played guitar (way) back in high school. I…

Optimal Block Stacking

I am pleased to announce that Shahab Derhami, Jeff Smith and I have just had a manuscript accepted in International Journal…

The Age of Excess Capacity

For the past several months I have been thinking about trends in the logistics industry and in the economy as a…

GridStore paper award

I am happy to report that my colleagues Kai Furmans, Zäzilia Seibold, Onur Uludag and I recently received the 2015…

GridStore implemented

One of the most satisfying parts of this job is seeing others take your work and go further. In this…

Baxter the Robot

Logistics Automation and Us

Several years ago I began telling my children that I thought the greatest challenge for their generation was sensibly integrating…

A New Angle on Container Ports

Goran Ivanović recently published an article entitled, “A different kind of container yard” in the journal World Port Development.  By “different kind,” he…